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I am heading out to South Center Sunday and Monday to catch up on some fishing. I am taking a friend who likes crappie and I mainly fish for Sunfish. Have the lakes turned? If so when? Any ideas where to find crappies this time of year. I suspect if the lake turn was quite awhile ago sunfish will be near weeds by pancake island. Also may try for walleye with crankbaits. Any luck near needle point?

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I have to defer this question to Deitz. I haven't been fishing since September, but I believe Deitz indicated that South Center was in the process of turnover a couple of weeks ago.

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Yeppers, the lake has turned.. About 2.5 weeks ago. With that said, the fish are quite spread out. There were some panfish smacking the lilly pad stems the other day when I was out there. I did catch a couple of crappies up off the rock bar in North center.. The fish are there, but a tad spread out!

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Thanks for the info. Sounds like Sunday will be a nice day. Nice now that the channel is open so if South Center dont work we can still hit north. I will let you know how things work out.

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The guy I went with wanted to do walleye. Not even a nibble. Found a few crappie in water around 20 ft heading to deep water but no takers on the walleye. Could not track any fish in shallow however did get a couple of hits on beetle spins in shallow which were probably small bluegills. Beautiful day for fishing and the channel is sure nice.

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